Duty Analyst

The Company

Ambrey is a maritime security services specialist. Established in 2010 to create a security company that was more dynamic and creative than most traditional security firms, we have a fresh approach that puts the client’s needs first. With over 120 permanent staff and 7 global office locations, we are the market leader in providing safety, security, marine and risk management services to the Shipping, Oil & Gas, and Offshore industries.

The Role

This position, based at our Southampton office, is for a full-time Duty Analyst. Your primary responsibilities will be researching, analysing and logging maritime security events, and providing our maritime operations with situational awareness of security threats. The post will report to a Senior Analyst.


  • Event and indicator collection per the scheduled searches and event reports.
  • Event analysis.
  • Event priority identification.
  • Independent normal or low-priority event dissemination.
  • Priority event escalation.
  • Communicating events with the Guardian operations team.
  • Co-ordinating information exchanges with relevant stakeholders.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelors in a related field such as Criminology, History, International Relations, Political Science or Security Studies.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to communicate succinctly and clearly to non-native English speakers.
  • The capability to work independently and set priorities.
  • Understanding of how to assess information validity and source reliability.
  • Open-source intelligence and/or Imagery intelligence training.
  • Ability to collaborate with peers.
  • Interest in maritime security and political risk.
  • You require to have the continued Right to Work in the UK – no sponsorship will be provided.

Terms and conditions

  • Salary: £24,000-£25,000, commensurate with experience.
  • Duty rota: four days on, four days off, rotating through the following shifts: Day (08:00-16:30), Late (16:00-00:30), and Early (00:00-08:30).
  • Annual Leave: 25 days per annum plus public holidays.
  • Job type: Full-time, permanent.
  • Place of work: This position will be located in the Southampton area, and we require candidates to be locally available. Please do not apply if you need to relocate.

Our Vision

To be the trusted global provider of safety, security, marine and risk management solutions

Our Values – The Ambrey Way

  • Accountable- “Safety first” is our promise, it’s the Ambrey way and we don’t compromise on compliance
  • Moral- We pride ourselves on doing the right thing and delivering on our promises with integrity
  • Bold- We value those who strive to master new things. We never stop learning, improving and pursuing the highest quality
  • Reliable- We always deliver. To us this means being dependable, responsive and agile in everything we do
  • Entrepreneurial- It’s our spirit. We innovate, explore, create and elevate. We have fun and celebrate while working hard
  • You, Me & Us- We know teamwork produces the best results for our clients. We are respectful, inclusive, empowering and compassionate

If you’re interested in being part of our team, we’d love to hear from you. Just send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to office.recruitment@ambrey.com

The Job Description for this post will be subject to routine review and revision in order to meet the developmental requirements of the company. The post holder may be required to undertake additional appropriate duties as directed and required.